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Gear: Whirlwind VR Creates 4D-like Content for VR Consumers

Gear: Whirlwind VR Creates 4D-like Content for VR Consumers

Whirlwind VR has announced the Vortx, a device to blow wind and heat at you while playing a virtual reality game. According to the company's website they expect a September release date. This could be a huge advancement in the way we experience games and movies. we currently only use two senses when interacting with content and this will bring a third, feelings. Temperature changes and air blowing on your face could make some games really incredible.

Think about hiking up a mountain in a game and the wind picks up and the temperature drops or if you were in a game that takes place in the depths of hell. It could make these experiences way more immersive. Of course without trying it first hand it could just be another gimmick. It is a device to keep an eye on in the next few months.

Read more about the device here.